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New ‘Class of 92’ could happen again, says Ryan Giggs

Former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs expects his old club to continue their tradition of promoting youth and is hopeful another ‘Class of 92’ can emerge at Old Trafford.

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Manchester United bring back grey kit evoking memories of Southampton defeat

Manchester United have unveiled a new third kit in grey, the first time they have used the colour since the team’s memorable half-time shirt swap in 1996.

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Jay Dasilva signs new Chelsea deal and joins Charlton for another season on loan

England Under-19 captain Jay Dasilva has signed a new contract with Chelsea and will return to Charlton on loan for the new season, the Premier League club have announced.

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Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford give Man Utd derby bragging rights

The first ever Manchester derby on foreign soil went United’s way as Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford put City to the sword in Houston.

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Football rumours from the media

What the papers say Barcelona have set their sights on signing Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho, according to the Daily Mail.

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NatWest T20 Blast Wrap

There were three matches in the NatWest T20 Blast on Thursday evening.

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Alvaro Morata ‘happy’ to be heading for Chelsea

Alvaro Morata has described Chelsea as “the best club” and Antonio Conte as “one of the world’s best coaches” after his arrival in London ahead of his transfer from Real Madrid.

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Open Championship wrap after opening round

Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth gave himself nine out of 10 after beginning his bid to secure the third leg of a career grand slam in impressive fashion in the 146th Open Championship.

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Monaco threaten to report clubs who approached Kylian Mbappe without consent

Monaco are threatening to report “important” European clubs to FIFA for making contact with star striker Kylian Mbappe without the club’s consent.

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Rory McIlroy: Caddie’s jolt got me going at the Open after horror start

A struggling Rory McIlroy admits he needed a kick up the backside from caddie JP Fitzgerald to get his Open back on track after it looked like he was crashing halfway through his first round.

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Wind yet to make its mark at the Open

Windier conditions at Royal Birkdale did not present too much of a problem for the early starters on the second day of The Open.

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Jose Mourinho determined to bring further talent to Old Trafford

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is desperate to add another player “as soon as possible”.

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Craig Shakespeare: Leicester turned down Roma bid for Riyad Mahrez

Leicester have rejected a bid for Riyad Mahrez, according to manager Craig Shakespeare.

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Hannah Cockroft wins 10th World title in London

Great Britain’s Hannah Cockroft claimed her 10th world title and Georgie Hermitage set a new world record at the World Para Athletics Championships in London.

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Jordan Spieth gives himself almost top marks after opening round

Two-time major winner Jordan Spieth gave himself nine out of 10 after beginning his bid to secure the third leg of a career grand slam in impressive fashion in the 146th Open Championship.


Philippe Coutinho is not for sale – Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp will not listen to any bids for Philippe Coutinho, saying: “We are not a selling club.”

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How England’s Test debuts under Bayliss have fared

Tom Westley will next week become the 10th player to make his England Test debut since Trevor Bayliss took over as head coach before the 2015 Ashes, with Dawid Malan and Toby Roland-Jones also vying for their maiden appearances at the Kia Oval.

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England name Westley as Ballance replacement for third Test against South Africa

Essex batsman Tom Westley will replace the injured Gary Ballance in next week’s third Investec Test against South Africa and could be joined in the England side by a second newcomer, Middlesex’s Dawid Malan.

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5 things about Essex batsman Tom Westley

Tom Westley has been selected to fill the gap left by Gary Ballance’s injury at number three in the Oval Test.

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Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths given one-game ban for ‘provoking’ Linfield fans

Leigh Griffiths has been suspended for the first leg of Celtic’s Champions League third qualifying-round clash against Rosenborg after UEFA took action against the striker and the club.

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